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Latest IDC and Gartner data shows Mac sales continue to slow ahead of expected refresh

It’s no secret that most of Apple’s Mac lineup is long overdue for refreshes and new data out today from Gartner and IDC shows how the prolonged period of no updates is affecting Apple in the overall market. Data from both firms shows that Apple is sliding year-over-year in terms of shipments for the third quarter of 2016… First off, IDC data ... Read More »

Your iPhone or Mac could be hacked with one iMessage

If you’re the kind of person that is consistently running behind on the latest software, it may be time to switch up your method. That’s if a report from Forbes is to be believed, which indicates security vulnerabilities can allow hackers to access your device by sending you a single iMessage. The bug is found in almost every version of ... Read More »

Xiaomi release a MacBook Air clone called… the Mi Notebook Air

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and apparently that adage even translates to the tech world. Chinese company Xiaomi has never been shy about its ‘homages’, either, regularly acknowledging Apple as the benchmark and comparing its products to those of the Cupertino company. Like Apple, the company puts emphasis on design and already has a line of ... Read More »

Apple unveils its iOS 10 and macOS Sierra betas to the public

Apple’s next operating system is arriving in its full form later this year, but users can get a taste of what’s to come after iOS 10 and macOS Sierra betas were made available to the public today (July 7). iOS 10 features major updates to messages and the lock screen, plus sharp new design changes. Users may wish to download the beta ... Read More »

Dark Mode could be coming to macOS Sierra

When Apple introduced Dark Mode upon the release of its Yosemite operating system, it only offered a toned-down view of the dock and menu bar. New images suggest that the feature could be about to expand, though. As spotted by 9to5Mac, Mac developer Guilherme Rambo posted screenshots to Twitter, seen below, showing off the darker wardrobe for Safari and system ... Read More »

MICROSOFT KILLS OFF ANOTHER CHUNK OF ITS SMARTPHONE ACTIVITIES

Down, but not out: Microsoft is laying off another 1,850 staff from its smartphone hardware business, but says it isn’t leaving the market completely. What’s left of the old Nokia business in Finland will be hardest hit by the latest round of lay-offs, with up to 1,350 jobs to go. Microsoft will cut up to 500 more globally, it said ... Read More »

Apple issues OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 developer beta 1 via Mac App Store

In addition to releasing the first iOS 9.3.3 developer beta, Apple has issued OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 Developer Beta 1 through the Mac App Store. The first pre-release version is available to developer testers and features build number 15G7a (up from 15F34 on the public version). The latest OS X beta is relatively small at roughly 600MB but does require ... Read More »

Would you prefer an OLED touch bar instead of traditional function keys?

Many people have been eagerly waiting for Apple to refreshed its entire MacBook Pro lineup with a thinner design, faster internals, Siri support, and more. A report yesterday said all of that is coming later this year in Q4, but added an additional detail: an OLED touch bar above the keyboard that would replace the row of function keys. This ... Read More »

RapidWeaver 7 for Mac makes website building super simple

RapidWeaver 7 is here, giving OS X users the ability to build beautiful websites without writing a single line of code. The update brings an overhauled FTP engine, brand new website themes, and useful features like the SEO health checker. RapidWeaver is one of the easiest ways to build a website from scratch without writing the whole thing yourself. It’s the ... Read More »

New ultra-thin MacBooks coming later in 2016, featuring new metal-injection molded hinges

Although it seems inevitable that the MacBook lineup will see some significant changes this year, as a major upgrade has been due for a while, the rumor mill is yet to close in one particular design or release date. Earlier in the year, Digitimes was reporting new MacBooks (intended to supplant the MacBook Air) are due sometime before July, resembling 13 inch and 15 inch versions of the 12 inch ... Read More »

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